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Pakistan expels Indian ambassador over Kashmir situation

Pakistan said on Wednesday it would expel India's ambassador and suspend bilateral trade with its arch-rival after New Delhi stripped its portion of the...

Saudi Aramco announces IPO plans

Saudi Aramco's blockbuster listing remained shrouded in mystery on Monday, a day after the company finally announced its plans, with scant details disclosed and...

Pakistan foreign minister wants resumption in cricket ties with India

PAKISTAN foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar on Monday (February 27) called for the resumption of cricket ties with arch-rivals India. “Pakistan pushes for cricket...

Death sentence for policeman who killed Pakistan governor

A PAKISTANI court on Saturday (October 1) found a police commando guilty of murder and sentenced him to death for killing a liberal governor...

President defends Sri Lanka troops

SRI LANKAN President Mahinda Rajapakse today vowed to defend his military from war crimes allegations as the island marked the second year of its...

Pakistan to decide Friday how to reduce cabinet-official

PAKISTAN will decide today how to reduce the cabinet, a ruling party official said, in a concession to the opposition which is unlikely to...

Pakistan prosecutor in Bhutto, Mumbai cases shot dead

PAKISTAN’S main state prosecutor in the 2007 murder of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto and the 2008 Mumbai attacks was shot dead in Islamabad...

Global life spans continue to lengthen, WHO says

PEOPLE are living longer than ever and “dramatic” gains in life expectancy show no sign of slowing down, the World Health Organization said on...

Pakistan names Gen Raheel Sharif new army chief

PAKISTAN named a new army chief on Wednesday (November 27), promoting a veteran infantry commander to the most powerful position in the troubled nuclear-armed...

Singapore insists migrant workers treated respectfully

  SINGAPORE on Wednesday (January 15) denied that a riot last month by some 400 South Asian migrant workers in the city-state was triggered by...